Pest and Vector Control

Pest and Vector Control

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This short, readable textbook is designed to introduce students the biology and techniques of aricultural pest and disease vector control and management. As such, it is unique; no other book attempts to marry together the fields of pest and vector control. The authors are two of the leading authorities in their respective fields and amongst the best known entomologists of their generation.H. F. van Emden, M. W. Service ... The human race is peculiarly devoted to its feathered and furry friends, and effects of pesticide on birds have no difficulty in reaching the ... The problem resulted from the use of DDT against codling moth ( Cydia pomonella) and the use of tar oils against overwintering eggs on apples.

Title:Pest and Vector Control
Author:H. F. van Emden, M. W. Service
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2004-01-29


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